Dietary inflammatory index is related to asthma risk, lung function and systemic inflammation in asthma.

@article{Wood2015DietaryII,
  title={Dietary inflammatory index is related to asthma risk, lung function and systemic inflammation in asthma.},
  author={Lisa G Wood and Nitin Shivappa and Bronwyn S Berthon and Peter G Gibson and James R. H{\'e}bert},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={45 1},
  pages={177-83}
}
BACKGROUND Asthma prevalence has increased in recent years, and evidence suggests that diet may be a contributing factor. Increased use of processed foods has led to a decrease in diet quality, which may be creating a pro-inflammatory environment, thereby leading to the development and/or progression of various chronic inflammatory diseases and conditions. Recently, the dietary inflammatory index (DII) has been developed and validated to assess the inflammatory potential of individual diets… CONTINUE READING

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